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Domus Romana

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Fascinating history and glimpse of Roman life

The information provided gives a very good overview of Roman lifestyles, customs and house... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Austin, TX
nice Roman house

Medium size ancient Roman villa with some well preserved mosaics, with commom and uniwue designs... read more

Reviewed June 16, 2019
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OPEN MONDAY - SUNDAY from 09.00 Till 17.00Hrs (last admission at 16.30Hrs). The mosaic pavements in the Domvs Romana at Rabat rank among the finest and oldest mosaic compositions from the western Mediterranean, alongside those of Pompeii and Sicily...more
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Museum Esplanade, Rabat, Island of Malta RBT 05, Malta
+356 2145 4125
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Well set out and presented. Great internal section of tiled floor and statues, outside to see ordinal stone ruins.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank 596terryg
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The information provided gives a very good overview of Roman lifestyles, customs and house functions. Doing so in a place that matches this and with some of the original wall, mosaics, statues, etc. make is a special experience.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed June 16, 2019 via mobile

Medium size ancient Roman villa with some well preserved mosaics, with commom and uniwue designs. Museum fairly small but well presented and eith a few statues full size and artefacts.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Marta_V_2891
Reviewed May 22, 2019

Located near Howard's Garden and the old city of Mdina, Domus Romana was a bit of a disappointment and i've visited far better Roman sites. There are some interesting mosaic tiled floors to be seen admittedly, and if you have never previously visited a Roman...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank martyncymro
Reviewed May 15, 2019

The only real sights here are the mosaic floors. There are some remains of walls outside, but they're not much more than rubble. Only visit if you have a ticket that gets you in for no extra change, or you really want to see those...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank L3K
Reviewed April 30, 2019

Having been to Rome and to other bits of Italy over the years I guess Roman remains elsewhere are never going to be to the same level, however whilst what you are seeing is in truth just a (very good) mosaic floor along with some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed April 23, 2019 via mobile

It is true that some mosaics are really well-preserved but the truth is that it is too expensive fue to the remains we can see.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank andereno
Reviewed April 13, 2019

This Roman Villa/house is a haven on a hot day and full of interesting artefacts and statues inside and a lot of ruins of other rooms outside

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Tom S
Reviewed March 24, 2019

We have been to Rabat a few times but had not been to the Roman villa. Here is a little bit of what the romans left on Malta. I was a bit disappointed in what we saw and it was not worth the effort to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank John B
Reviewed February 9, 2019 via mobile

Houses a small museum and the remains of a Roman building with some great examples of mosaics. Don't forget to look outside to see more ruins. You can buy tickets there or use the Heritage Malta ticket which will get you in. It should only...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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